RICHARD OELZE (1900-1980)
RICHARD OELZE (1900-1980)
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RICHARD OELZE (1900-1980)


RICHARD OELZE (1900-1980)
signed and dated 'oelze 55' (lower right); signed again and inscribed 'Daphne in Bade v. Oelze' (on the reverse)
black pencil on paper
19 1⁄8 x 24 5⁄8 in. (48.5 x 62.5 cm.)
Executed in 1955
(Possibly) Galerie Springer, Berlin.
(Possibly) Ernst Hauswedell, Hamburg.
Private collection, North Germany, by at least 1964, and thence by descent to the present owners.
H.T. Flemming, 'Oelze, A German Surrealist', in Studio International, vol. 169, no. 865, London, May 1965, no. 2, p. 206 (illustrated; with incorrect medium).
Kassel, Alte Galerie, Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Documenta III: Internationale Ausstellung, June - October 1964, no. 2, p. 181 (illustrated).
Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Richard Oelze, September - October 1964, no. 265, p. 94.
Dusseldorf, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Richard Oelze, May - June 1965, no. 186, n.p..
Berlin, Haus am Waldsee, Phantastische Figuration: Altenbourg, Bellmer, Oelze, April - May 1966, no. 43, n.p..
Hamburg, Kunstverein, Meister der Zeichnung in der deutschen Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, September - October 1967, no. 193, n.p. (illustrated n.p.); this exhibition later travelled to Frankfurt, Kunstverein, October - December 1967, no. 93, n.p. (illustrated p. 193).
Venice, XXXIV Esposizione biennale internazionale d'arte, Richard Oelze, Gustav Seitz, Horst Janssen, June - October 1968, no. 94; this exhibition later travelled to Recklinghausen, Kunsthalle, November 1968 - January 1969, no. 90.
Berlin, Akademie der Künste, Richard Oelze, 1900-1980, Gemälde und Zeichnungen, January - March 1987, no. Z 107, p. 253 (illustrated p. 252; illustrated again p. 122 and with incorrect medium); this exhibition later travelled to Bielefeld, Kunsthalle, March - April 1987; Hamburg, Kunstverein, May - June 1987; and Munich, Museum Villa Stuck, December 1987 - February 1988.
Hamburg, Kunsthalle, Richard Oelze 1900-2000, June 2000, pp. 30 & 54 (illustrated p. 30).

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